Archive for the ‘digital media’ Category

Toronto: Remaking Game Work forum July 17

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Studio closures, harassment, crunch time, rumblings of unionization – game labour issues currently have unprecedented public profile. Join us at a public forum with game developers, media work researchers, and digital labour activists to discuss working conditions and social inequalities [Read the full article…]

CWA Canada Associate Members Statement on Assange Arrest

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On Thursday, April 11th, Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested by British authorities outside of the Ecuadorian embassy after his asylum status was terminated. Shortly thereafter the United States Justice Department released an indictment charging Assange for a single count [Read the full article…]

Toronto – free digital media mixer, Nov. 22

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  When: Tuesday, November 22nd, 5:30 – 8:30 PM EST Where: Watson’s, 388 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3P1 FREE! RSVP HERE Join CMG, CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members for a free mixer for students, freelancers and current media workers in the GTA. This [Read the full article…]

Free Social Media Webinar for Members, Oct. 27

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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are invited to sign up for a FREE social media webinar, led by Elamin Abdelmahmoud, social media editor at BuzzFeed Canada. What Do You Do When The Game Changes? Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 – [Read the full article…]

Unions think sector-wide to help freelancers

Story by H.G. Watson © 2014 for / Photo: © Fonna Seidu
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Hosting social mixers for diverse groups of workers is just one way Canadian unions and organizations are reaching precarious workers; focusing on work sectors instead of workplaces.